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          The Hitachi Group in Europe comprises the European operations of Hitachi Group. With 146 legal entities and approximately 20,000 employees. Hitachi in Europe is committed to improving society through the development of technology.
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News, views & insights

Our news page includes the latest HICSE team updates plus UK railway news, views and insights from rail industry leaders.

Lottie's Lockdown Tour

News     Lottie has visited the office of Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe (“HICSE”) in Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire on several occasions, but what a different experience she had this year! The last occasion Lottie came to spend time with us was 12 months ago when, amongst other things, she visited our local railway […]
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My Science Fair 2020

Supported by Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe (HICSE), the Wiltshire Music Centre based in Bradford on Avon, hosted their annual My Science Fair event. The idea is to attract school children to music and science and it resulted in over 900 people attending the one day event. The event consisted of performances, demonstrations, team workshops […]
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New West Midlands Training Facilities Help Develop Railway Signallers For The Future

New training facilities have opened in the West Midlands to train railway staff to keep the rail network running safely. The signalling simulators, which reflect real-life scenarios faced on the railway every day, have been installed at Walsall training centre and Birmingham’s New Street signal box. They are already being used to deliver Network Rail’s […]
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New Bradford on Avon offices are now open

Hitachi is pleased to announce the opening of its new offices in Bradford on Avon Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe (HICSE), a supplier of innovative software solutions to the global rail industry, is relocating on 16 December 2019, to new offices located less than a mile away from its current premises. One of Bradford on […]
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All At Sea

Written by Matthew Diggle, Engineering Manager Sleep deprivation, disorientation, and a general feeling of lack of progress might sound like a normal day at the office, but add feeling cold and wet whilst sitting outside on a boat made of concrete that’s pitching and rolling in the middle of the English Channel and you get […]
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Transform the Future - INWED 2019 #5

Transform the Future - INWED 2019 #5 Here's Hitachi Infocon's Engineers, Nora and Penny, about women in engineering: Nora: Q: What would you say to someone who thinks engineering is a career better suited to men, not women? I actually agree with this, unless you have a very strong personality and like challenges very much. […]
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Transform the Future - INWED 2019 #4

Transform the Future - INWED 2019 #4 Here's another inspiring story of our International Women in Engineering Day week, this time by Helen, one of Hitachi Infocon's Engineers: How I managed to have it all – just not all at the same time! Most of the people I work with have very similar back stories. […]
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Transform the Future - INWED 2019 #3

Transform the Future - INWED 2019 #3 Here's another inspiring story, written by Carol, one of Hitachi Infocon's Test Engineers: Why I became an engineer I became a Software Developer because I found I had an aptitude for it, and came to love that type of work. I found it very creative and fulfilling - […]
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Transform the Future - INWED 2019 #2

Transform the Future - INWED 2019 #2 It’s International Women in Engineering Day this weekend and here's another inspiring story from one of our amazing Engineers, Mel. Hitachi believes that diversity is the wellspring of innovation and a powerful growth engine and we hope to inspire women and girls around the world to consider the […]
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